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Afghan girl spends life disguised as ‘son’ her parents wanted

Sitara Wafadar yearns for long hair like other girls. Instead, the Afghan teenager has disguised herself as a boy for more than a decade, forced by her parents to be the son they never had. With five sisters and no brothers, Sitara lives by the gender-twisting custom known as bacha posh , which in Dari refers to a girl dressed as a boy , enabling her to safely perform the duties of a son in the patriarchal country. The 18-year-old, who resides with her impoverished family in a mud-brick house in a v

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